Deaths in Longford - Thursday, January 24, 2019

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Deaths in Longford - Thursday, January 24, 2019

Deaths in Longford - Thursday, January 24, 2019

Kathleen Reilly, London and Smear Lane, Dunbeggan, Aughnacliffe, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, but peacefully in London, of Kathleen Reilly, London and Smear Lane, Dunbeggan, Aughnacliffe, Longford. Predeceased by her brother Seamus Reilly, sisters Mary B, Margaret Shaughnessy and Lena Coady. R.I.P. Sadly missed by her sister in law, cousins, nephews, nieces and wide circle of family and friends. May She Rest in Peace.
Removal arriving to St Colmcille’s Church, Aughnacliffe on Friday evening, January 25 at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning, January 26 at 11am. Burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Roy Callaghan, Esker South, Ballinalee, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Tuesday, January 22 of Roy Callaghan, Esker South, Ballinalee, Longford and formerly of Conisbrough, South Yorkshire. Predeceased by his wife Sandra. Sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, daughters Amanda and her partner, Lisa and her husband Sean, grandchildren Thomas, Stephen, Ashley and Abbie, relatives and friends. At Rest.
Resting at Glennon's Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford, on Friday, January 25 from 5pm until 7pm. Roy's Funeral Service will take place in England at a later date.

Margaret Matthews (née O'Reilly), Toome, Dring, Longford / Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital on Wednesday, January 23 of Margaret Matthews (nee O’Reilly), Toome, Dring, Co Longford.
Predeceased by her husband Jim. Deeply regretted by her loving son John, daughters Paula and Sharon, brothers Fr Bernard, USA, Myles, Loughduff Co Cavan, sister Teresa, Dublin, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sons in law, daughter in law, brother in law, nephews, nieces and large circle of friends. R.I.P.
Reposing at Finnegan's Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Cavan, Co Cavan on Thursday evening, January 24 from 4pm to 7pm. Funeral mass on Friday, January 25 at 12 noon in St Columba's Church, Mullinalaghta with burial immediately afterwards in local cemetery.

Linda Kiernan (née Kiernan), Ballinulty, Dring, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at home surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, January 23 of Linda Kiernan (nee Kiernan), Ballinulty, Dring, Longford.
Predeceased by her father Paddy. Beloved wife of Mel and daughter of Julia. Linda will be forever missed by her heartbroken family, husband Mel, mother Julia, sons Melvin, Michael and Mark, daughter Joanne, grandchildren Stephen, Shane, Aaron, Amy and Frankie, brothers Raymond and Donald, daughter in laws, son in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, many friends and neighbours.
Reposing at her home on Thursday, January 24 from 4pm-8pm. House private at all other times. Funeral on Friday, January 25 at 11am in St Joseph’s Church, Purth, Dring, Co Longford. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society c/o Frank Kilbride or any family member.

Karen Clarke Curran, Briskill, Newtownforbes, Longford
The death occurred on Monday, January 21 of Karen Clarke Curran, Briskill, Newtownforbes, Longford and formerly 3 O’Connell Terrace, Longford.
Karen passed away at her home in the tender loving care of her family. Karen will be forever missed by her husband Paddy, son Keith, daughter Katherina, daughter-in-law Katie, grandchildren Gemma, Conor, Chloe, Fionn and Rory, sisters Bridie woods, Maureen Moran, Florrie Curran, Debra Swaris and Bibi Byrne, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. Her nature was loving and giving, her heart was made of gold, and to us who truly loved her, her memory will never grow old. Rest in peace Karen.
Removal arriving to St Mary's Church, Newtownforbes, Co Longford on Thursday, January 24 for Requiem Mass at 12 noon followed with burial afterwards in the new Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Longford Palliative Care, c/o Connell Funeral Directors or any family member. House private please, at all times other than reposing time.

Kevin Percival, Beaghmore, Carrigallen, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, at St Vincent's Private Hospital, Dublin, on Wednesday, January 23 of Kevin Percival, Beaghmore, Carrigallen, Leitrim and formerly Ballymahon, Co Longford. Ex 17BN Connolly Barracks, Longford. Surrounded by his loving family after a short illness bravely borne. Dearly loved husband of Teresa, sadly missed by his children, daughter Margaret, sons Gerald, Andrew and David. Brothers Pat, Peter, Jimmy, Gerry, Sean and William, sisters Marcella, Kathleen, Susan and Carmel, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May he Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his residence on Thursday, January 24 from 5pm until 9pm and Friday, January 25 from 12 noon until 4pm. House strictly private at all other times please. Removal arriving to St Mary's Church, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim at 7pm on Friday evening. Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 26 at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu, if so desired, to North West Hospice C/o McGuckian Funeral Directors, Carrigallen.


Patricia ‘Patty’ O'Rourke (née Roddy), Drumany, Fenagh, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, at Sligo University hospital, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, January 23 of Patricia ‘Patty’ O'Rourke (née Roddy), Drumany, Fenagh, Leitrim and formerly Mayo, Aughnasheelin, Co Leitrim. Predeceased by her husband Peter. She will be sadly missed by her family Sean, Geraldine, Patricia, Peter and Frank, sons-in law Pat (Dolan) and Joe (Kennedy), daughter-in-law Deirdre (Doherty), grand-daughter Petra (O’Rourke), nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at her home on Friday afternoon, January 25 from 2pm until 10pm and on Saturday, January 26 from 2pm until 7pm. (House private at all other times please). Funeral Mass on Sunday, January 27 in St Mary’s Church, Foxfield at 12 noon followed by burial in Fenagh Abbey cemetery.
Please note there will be no 11.30am Mass in St Mary’s Church, Foxfield this Sunday morning. One way system will be operation on Friday and Saturday. Enter via Dolan’s cross on the Ballinamore/Carrick road.

Marion Dewart, 19 Fairview Park, Carrickfergus, Antrim / Loch Gowna, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, at Antrim Area Hospital, after a short illness, on Monday, January 21 of Marion Dewart, 19 Fairview Park, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim and formerly of Aughavains, Loch Gowna, Co Cavan.
Predeceased by her husband Billy and sadly missed by daughter Anne, son-in-law Brian, granddaughters; Louise & Rachel.
Reposing at Lakelands Funeral Home, Cavan on Thursday, January 24 from 6pm to 9pm. Funeral Service and burial at Loch Gowna Parish Church at 12 noon on Friday, January 25. “I am at peace, my soul’s at rest. There is no need for tears. For with your love – I was so blessed. For all those many years. Anne x”.

Sean Gannon, Ballyboughal, Dublin / Ballinamore, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, after a long illness in Beaumont Hospital, on Wednesday, January 23 of Sean Gannon, Gerardstown House, Ballyboughal, Dublin and late of Ballinamore, Co Leitrim.
Sean, beloved husband of Orla, Sadly missed by his wife, children, Megan, Emma-Jane and Sean, brothers, Jim, Eamon and Tony, sister Patricia, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours. May he rest in peace.
Reposing on Thursday, January 24 from 5pm to 8pm in his family home in Ballyboughal. Removal Friday, January 25 to The Church of the Assumption of Our Lady, Ballyboughal for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in Ballyboughal Cemetery.

Sean Diffley, Clonfad, Rooskey, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff at The Shannon Lodge Nursing Home, Rooskey, in his 96th year, on Wednesday, January 23 of Sean Diffley, Clonfad, Rooskey, Co Roscommon.
Beloved husband of the late Kathleen and father of the late Michael; sadly missed by his sons George (Derry), John (London) and Tommy (Dublin), daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Sean Rest in Peace.
Reposing at The Shannon Lodge Nursing Home Chapel, Rooskey (Eircode N41 YE03) Thursday, January 24 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Friday morning January 25 to arrive at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Rooskey for Funeral Mass at 10.30am followed by burial in the Kilbarry Cemetery.

Kathleen Reynolds (née McCrann), Corlea / Kilnagross, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
The death occurred, in her 93rd year, surrounded by her family in the loving care of the staff at Shannon Lodge Nursing Home, Rooskey on Tuesday, January 22 of Kathleen Reynolds (nee McCrann), Corlea/ Kilnagross, Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim.
Beloved wife of the late Paddy and dear Mother of Bernie, Michael, Bridget and Patrick. Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, great-grandson, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, sister-in-law, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Thursday morning January 24 at 11am in St Patrick's Church, Mohill with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Valery Flynn, Rose Cottage, Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon
The death occurred, suddenly, at her home on Friday January 18 of Valery Flynn, Rose Cottage, Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon.
Valery, sadly missed by her husband Richard, daughter Serena, her relatives, neighbours and friends. At Rest. Private cremation will take place on Friday, January 25.

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